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The Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron, or FISA for short, is the International Rowing Federation which is the governing body for international Rowing. FISA is sometimes referred to by its English translation, which is the International Federation of Rowing Associations. Its current president is Denis Oswald. The Rowing World Cup, World Rowing Championships, and other such competitions are overseen by this organization.


  • In July 2008, International Rowing Federation announced that the Iraq (also known as IRQ) Flag of Iraq.svg men's rowing double will participate in the 2008 Olympics, after the ban was lifted by the IOC.